All County Objectives

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Organic Soil Management

By December 2023, the Agricultural Extension will investigate feasibility and efficacy of onions and wheat as crop rotations to manage soil disease in strawberries.

Key Steps

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Conduct controlled environment studies for understanding mechanism and effectiveness of onion and wheat for mitigating soil pathogens in strawberry culture. Experiment with plots of around a quarter acre in at least two fields for the novel rotation method. Conduct crop rotations. One rotation is underway in summer 2021, and another should be placed in summer 2022.  
Plan Reference:
4.C.i, 4.B.i, 5.C.ii Onion and Wheat Experiments Conducted 100%